How To Start an Apache Web Server (Linux)

If your Linux Apache Web server is stopped, you can start it again with just a couple of steps.

Difficulty: Easy

Time Required: 1 minute

Here's How:

  1. Login to your Web server machine using SSH or telnet.
  2. Su to root.
  3. Run the apache control program:
    apachectl start

Tips:

  1. This will start the server if it isn't running.
  2. If the server is running, this process will do nothing, but it may produce an error message.

What You Need:

  • Apache Web Server
  • Linux